Rental of the Manors of Earls Colne and Colne Priory (ERO D/DPr118)

1854 (1854)

document 80000505

Copyhold of Earldom - quitrent 10s for the whole Jn Goodall Lay 26.6.1794 death of his father Mark Lay to one third part and 25.4.1810 - surrender of sister Eliz Lay to one third part, and at same court on surrender of sister Mary Ann Lay to her other third part of all those three parcels of land containing 9a by estimation called Bettisland (Becklands) with a barn and stable thereon built

and also one messuage with the yards and orchards thereto belonging ( (248c) ) and two parcels of land ( (249) (249a) ) and one grove called Bettisland (Beckland) Wood or otherwise

1719 Jn Newton death of Jn Newton

1774 Hannah Newton death of grandfather

1774 Jn Hunt and wife Hannah ( Newton )

1777 Mark Lay surrender of Jn Hunt and Hannah Hunt

1794 Jn Goodall Lay death of father Mark to one third

1794 Eliz Lay death of father Mark to one third

1794 Mary Ann Lay death of father Mark to one third

1794 death fine levied with other copyhold

1810 purchase fine on sisters two thirds £27.10s

Commutation map

no. 247 (247) called Cobbs Grove 3a1r7p

no. 248 (248) (248a) (248b) (248c) called Cobbs 9a29p

no. 249 (249) (249a) called Crows Field 5a2r3p

total - 17a3r39p

On Mark Lay's purchase from Hunt he obtained licence to pull down the messuage etc. The admissions should therefore run "To the site whereon a messuage formerly stood, and two parcels etc."

title traced in Title Abstracts page 143

Quantity is measured and mapped in Terrier 1598 fo. 49 and 50 - 20a1r21p. In Commutation map 1836 as above 17a3r39p. In map made by Wm Cole 1794 in mr Lay's hands 16a27p - so much for the accuracy of land measurers!!!